PICU Advanced Practice Manager Req 92827

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This is an exciting management job opportunity for a Nurse Manager in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) of this leading academic children's hospital in Pennsylvania, famous for providing excellent pediatric comprehensive health care services. Reporting to the Director of Advanced Practice Providers, the Nurse Manager in this leadership and management role has responsibility for the 24/7 operation of the PICU and PCU units with clinical oversight for 40+ full-time employees in the units with 100 total beds. The Manager will also assume responsibility for the 16 bed PICU in their new community hospital when it opens in 2021. They are responsible for the patient care systems and structures that promote excellent clinical nursing care, and management oversight of all nursing and ancillary personnel, providing leadership for daily operations and delivery of safe, quality, and efficient care. This nurse leader is a role model and mentor who coaches, counsels and provides staff development to ensure nursing excellence and departmental goals are met. If you thrive on innovation and change and are a great team builder, this job is for you! This is a full time, Monday - Friday position.


Responsibilities of the PICU and PCU Manager Job:
Provide clinical consultation to the interdisciplinary team
Develop APP position descriptions and participate in the recruitment, hiring and retention of qualified staff
Conduct performance reviews for APP staff
Ensure new staff participate in a comprehensive orientation that leads to competency development
Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies with a current working knowledge of regulation and legislation that impacts APP practice
Provide education and support for staff, patients, and families
Participate in program development that supports clinical practice and professional development
Participate in quality improvement and research initiatives
Act as a positive leader and role model for Advanced Practice Providers


Qualifications for the PICU and PCU Manager Job:
Current RN license in Pennsylvania
Certification as an advanced practice nurse appropriate to meet requirements of the Nurse Practitioner position (e.g., PNP/A, NNP, FNP)
Certificate of Prescriptive Authority
BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications if indicated
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong conflict management, critical thinking, problem solving and process improvement skills

Education Requirements

Education Requirements for the PICU and PCU Manager Job:
Master's or Doctorate degree in Nursing

Hospital/Clinic Description

Comprehensive medical and surgical care is provided to more than 17,000 infants, children, and adolescents at this 500+ bed leading academic children's hospital each year. It was voted the #1 pediatric hospital in the U.S. by Parents Magazine and has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. It is the number two children's hospital on U. S. News & World Report's Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals for 2019-20.
For more information, please contact Jill Gilliland, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at jill@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.


Experience Requirements for the PICU and PCU Manager Job:
Minimum of five (5) years of experience as an Advanced Practice Provider
Management and leadership experience are preferred for this position


inpatient; Manager; pediatric; Pediatric intensive Care Unit; pediatric intermediate care unit; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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